Changing Lives Through Organ Donation
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Understanding Organ Donation

Explore below for the details about giving the gift of life through organ and tissue donation.

4 Easy Ways to Enroll in the New York State Donate Life Registry

4 Easy Ways to Enroll in the New York State Donate Life Registry

Every day more and more people are making the decision to enroll in the New York State Donate Life Registry. By signing up, you are making a heroic and potentially life-saving decision.
New York Donor Registry Q&A

New York Donor Registry Q&A

You’d like to enroll in the New York State Donate Life Registry. So, what do you have to do? This Q&A section will answer many of your questions.
10 Facts About Organ Donation

10 Facts About Organ Donation

When you consider whether to be an organ, eye and tissue donor, it's very important that you make an informed decision. Here are 10 key facts that we hope will encourage you to give the Gift of Life.
Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

Here are some of the most commonly asked questions about organ and tissue donation.
VIDEO: Donation and Transplantation -- How Does It Work?

VIDEO: Donation and Transplantation -- How Does It Work?

This animated video explains organ, eye and tissue donation, and transplantation. Find out about the organ transplant waiting list, braIn death, how someone becomes a donor and the process of matching organs.
Religion and Organ Donation

Religion and Organ Donation

All major religions in the world view organ donation as act of charity or make it clear that it is a decision to be left up to the individual or family.
Understanding Brain Death

Understanding Brain Death

Brain death is the total and irreversible loss of all brain function and the circumstance under which the donation of vital organs most commonly takes place.
Organs and Tissues for Transplant

Organs and Tissues for Transplant

One individual can help many through organ and tissue donation. Learn about what organs and tissues can be donated and transplanted.
Quick Quizzes and Health Tips

Quick Quizzes and Health Tips

Test your knowledge about organ, eye and tissue donation. Health tips allow you to find out how much you know about the organs that keep you alive!
5 Questions to Test Your Knowledge About ORGAN, EYE and TISSUE DONATION

5 Questions to Test Your Knowledge About ORGAN, EYE and TISSUE DONATION

This quiz will take a few minutes of your time. Check to see how much you know about organ, eye and tissue donation...and share it with your friends!
TRUE OR FALSE? 6 Questions About Your Kidneys

TRUE OR FALSE? 6 Questions About Your Kidneys

More than ever, maintaining good kidney health is a prudent personal goal. So here's a quick true or false quiz to get you thinking what kidneys do and why they're so important!
5 Steps to  a Healthy Heart

5 Steps to a Healthy Heart

Your heart is your hardest working muscle, pumping blood throughout your body. And just like any muscle, it can be subject to fatigue, especially if it has been weakened by a number of cardiovascular diseases. Here are quick tips to avoid heart disease...
Appropriate Donation Terminology

Appropriate Donation Terminology

To show respect and sensitivity to those who give the Gift of Life and their loved ones, we request that these appropriate terms be used when referring to organ, eye and tissue donation.

Organ Donation and Transplant Statistics

How many people are waiting for organ transplants? Get the facts...plus the number of donors and organs transplanted in our area.

  • Pass Life On!

    Document your wishes about organ donation and join the New York State Donate Life Registry

  • Facts About Organ Donation

    • If you are sick or injured and admitted to a hospital, the FIRST PRIORITY for emergency physicians and nurses is to SAVE YOUR LIFE, regardless of whether or not you have registered to be an organ donor.
    • Everyone waiting for a transplant is treated fairly and with respect. Objective medical criteria determine how donated organs are allocated to patients on the transplant waiting list.
    • All major religions approve of organ donation.
    • Check out "10 Facts About Organ Donation"

  • Explore the Interactive Body

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    Explore the illustrated, interactive body to learn about the organs and tissues that can be transplanted.

     

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